Living the Sermon on the Mount: A Practical Hope for Grace and Deliverance

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Juli 2006



An innovative and accessible interpretation of Jesuss Sermon on the Mount In this groundbreaking new book, distinguished author and scholar Glen Stassen opens the Sermon on the Mount to an entirely new interpretation. He shows that this body of teachings is actually a plan for helping Christians live in a way more closely aligned with Gods message of grace and deliverance from the vicious cycles in which we so often get stuck. Making a difficult set of Christian principles not just accessible but entirely possible, Stassen interprets each of the 14 teachings to show that they are initiatives we can use to begin to participate in the way of grace. Glen H. Stassen (Pasadena, CA) is Lewis Smedes Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary and an internationally respected scholar in Christian ethics and biblical interpretation.


Editor's Foreword. Preface. Chapter 1: Seeking God's Holy Presence on the Mountain. Chapter 2: Participating with Joy in the Reign of God. Chapter 3: The Beatitudes. Chapter 4: Practicing Reconciliation and Keeping Our Covenants. Chapter 5: Telling the Truth, Making Peace, Loving Our Enemies. Chapter 6: The Prayer of Jesus. Chapter 7: Investing in God's Reign and Restorative Justice. Chapter 8: Forgoing Judgment for Forgiveness. Chapter 9: Practicing Loyalty to God, Not to Worldly Powers. Chapter 10: How to Tell a True Ethic from a False One. Notes. For Further Reading. The Author. Index.


Glen H. Stassen is Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary, a scholar in Christian ethics and biblical interpretation. He is the author of many articles and books including Kingdom Ethics (coauthored with David P. Gushee), which won Christianity Today's award for best book of the year in theology or ethics

EAN: 9780787977368
ISBN: 0787977365
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2006
Seitenanzahl: 222 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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